heart and soul

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv heart and soul with complete faith "she was with him heart and soul"
    • n heart and soul the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience "the gist of the prosecutor's argument","the heart and soul of the Republican Party","the nub of the story"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Heart and soul with the utmost earnestness.
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Quotations

  • Samuel Ullman
    Samuel Ullman
    “Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Worry, fear, self-distrust bows the heart and turns the spirit back to dust.”
  • Lee Haney
    Lee Haney
    “It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it.”
  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    “Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”
  • Lord Byron
    Lord%20Byron
    “For the sword outwears its sheath, and the soul wears out the breast. And the heart must pause to breathe, and love itself have rest.”
  • Matthew Fox
    Matthew Fox
    “Inner work is finding joy in work. Our real work is heart work and soul work.”
  • Bible
    Bible
    “But from there you will seek the Lord you God and you will find Him if you search for Him with all your heart and all your soul. [Deuteronomy 4:29]”

Usage

In literature:

Why, I thought you loved your profession, heart and soul, and that nothing could induce you to leave it.
"The Northern Light" by E. Werner
But, O Lord, a look, such as thou gavest to Peter, will melt our hearts and restore our backsliding souls.
"The Power of Faith" by Isabella Graham
John is Yorkshire, flesh and bone, heart and soul, and thou ought to know that Yorkshiremen take no back steps.
"The Measure of a Man" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
And ten years syne, when the Stamp Act was the question, you were heart and soul wi' the people.
"The Bow of Orange Ribbon" by Amelia E. Barr
But for that night at least he thought he knew her heart and soul, which made him just as happy.
"The Black Douglas" by S. R. Crockett
For I could not bear that he should think me unworthy and shameful, seeing that I loved him with all my heart and soul.
"The Story of Bawn" by Katharine Tynan
What a consolation and employment has it been to me to let my overflowing heart and soul exhale themselves on paper!
"The Diary of an Ennuyée" by Anna Brownell Jameson
Warm tides of human sympathy and love came into her numb heart and ice-bound soul.
"Flower of the Dusk" by Myrtle Reed
That the Old Testament is not contrary to the New, I believe with my whole heart and soul.
"Westminster Sermons with a Preface" by Charles Kingsley
I wanted to do this with all my heart and soul, so I knew I should find the way.
"The Golden Silence" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Jock stood up, plunged his hands in his pockets and looked down at the dissecter who had bared every sensitive nerve in his heart and soul.
"Joyce of the North Woods" by Harriet T. Comstock
Their bodies and their brains may be well developed; but not their hearts and souls.
"Heart and Soul" by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
My father was a saint and a martyr, and a great man, and he loved me with all his heart and soul.
"The Eternal City" by Hall Caine
There, the girl's thoughts, lips, hearts and souls are forever polluted.
"The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional" by Father Chiniquy
You were too wildly rich in heart and soul.
"Eventide" by Effie Afton
I love you with all my heart and soul, and I want you to begin life with me now in earnest.
"The Triflers" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
I knew that his soul must be crushed into the dust, and my heart bled for his sufferings.
"Ernest Linwood" by Caroline Lee Hentz
A single word of sympathy or kindly advice might have won him heart and soul.
"Reginald Cruden" by Talbot Baines Reed
To my delight, I found that they were with me, heart and soul.
"The Log of a Privateersman" by Harry Collingwood
Yet how black was his heart with hypocrisy, and how polluted his soul with lust!
"City Crimes" by Greenhorn
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In poetry:

Oh, they are never birds,
But souls of men on the wind,
Seeking the mother's breast,
The heart that is soft and kind.
"Wings In The Night " by Katharine Tynan
Lord, can these plants of virtue grow
In such a heart as mine?
Thy grace my nature can renew,
And make my soul like thine.
"Hymn 36" by Isaac Watts
O send my soul in peace away;
For both my Lord hath bought:
And let my heart, exhulting, say,
I've found the pearl I sought!
"Lord, Let Me Not Thy Courts Depart" by Augustus Montague Toplady
Ah! thou high heroic spirit!
Soul of honour, heart of truth!
Wounded eagle of the Tyrol!
Take these tears of love and truth.
"Garibaldi's Mission" by Janet Hamilton
Father, let me taste Thy love;
Savior, fill my soul with peace;
Spirit, come my heart to move:
Father, Son, and Spirit, bless.
"Holy Father, Hear My Cry" by Horatius Bonar
Pity, Jesus--blessed Savior;
I am weak, but thou art strong;
Fill my heart with prayer and praises,
Fill my soul with holy song.
"Out Of The Depths" by Hanford Lennox Gordon

In news:

Verne Gagne News Archive from Fighting for ECW's Heart and Soul.
Stevie Nicks and Rod Stewart's "Heart and Soul Tour," 7:30 pm Saturday, August 4, at BankAtlantic Center, 1 Panther Parkway, Sunrise.
Philly Highway Patrol Officer Brian Lorenzo 'gave heart and soul to job'.
Sacramento woman puts 'heart and soul' into relocated shoeshine business.
What's Cookin' at Callie's Cabin: Scones to warm your heart and soul.
Shattered city reinvents heart and soul.
ABC 7 Chicago presents a special edition of Emmy Award winning "Heart and Soul," hosted by Charles Thomas and Karen Jordan, Saturday, December 10 at 6 p.m.
Kiss Founder Gene Simmons Says Band's 'Heart and Soul Lies in England.
Heart and Soul by Kadir Nelson.
Food good for the heart and soul.
Hosea Sanders and Evelyn Holmes will host this edition of HEART and SOUL, ABC7's series of specials that tap into Chicago's vibrant African American community, Saturday, December 11th at 6:30 PM.
Rickey Jackson 'heart and soul of Saints'.
ABC7 Chicago premieres "Heart and Soul".
Bruschi 'heart and soul' of Pats defense.
O'Hearn's 'heart and soul' prepares to move on.
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In science:

Many great musicians often made little technical mistakes like a wrong note, a rushed note, etc. while their performances were filled with passion and can touch the heart and soul of their audience (which are what actually made them great).
Music in Terms of Science
The Einstein equivalence principle is the heart and soul of gravitational theory, for it is possible to argue convincingly that if EEP is valid, then gravitation must be a “curved spacetime” phenomenon, in other words, the effects of gravity must be equivalent to the effects of living in a curved spacetime.
The Confrontation between General Relativity and Experiment
The Einstein equivalence principle is the heart and soul of gravitational theory, for it is possible to argue convincingly that if EEP is valid, then gravitation must be a “curved spacetime” phenomenon, in other words, the effects of gravity must be equivalent to the effects of living in a curved spacetime.
The Confrontation between General Relativity and Experiment
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